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A long exposure of the starry sky over the Matterhorn, seen from the Riffelberg area, in Zermatt, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT / EPA

Marine Corps members stand in formation during a joint military training with Bulgaria's army at Novo Selo military ground in Bulgaria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP/Getty Images

A firefighter directs his hose on the roof of La Mexicana Market and Restaurant in Lincoln, Neb. Authorities say everyone escaped the blaze before flames gutted most of the building that's valued at $635,000.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ted Kirk / The Journal-Star

People launch sky lanterns to celebrate the Dai minority group new year in Xishuangbanna, southwest China's Yunnan province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty Images

Young girls known as Chibok Ambassadors carry placards bearing the names of the girls kidnapped from the government secondary school in Chibok a year ago, in Abuja, Nigeria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sunday Alamba / Associated Press

Sudanese women prepare to cast their votes in the country's elections at a polling station in a classroom in Khartoum's southern suburb of Mayo, which is mainly populated with displaced people from Darfur and Kordofan, where fighting between rebels and President Omar Al-Bashir troops has forced people from their homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK BAZ / AFP/Getty Images

A man carries an injured demonstrator after opposition protesters clashed with police during a demonstration in Conakry, Guinea. Several protesters were wounded as Guinean police opened fire during violent demonstrations across the capital city against the regime of President Alpha Conde.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CELLOU BINANI / AFP/Getty Images

A street performer dressed as a police statue kisses a girl's hand after she gave him a coin in Santiago, Cuba. The number of private business licenses in Santiago grew to 34,000 as of February, according to government figures, thousands more than in previous years but still a fraction of the more than 120,000 in Havana.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ramon Espinosa / Associated Press

Members of the Bolivarian militia deploy a large Venezuelan flag in Caracas during a rally to protest U.S. sanctions against Venezuelan officials.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FEDERICO PARRA / AFP/Getty Images

Nepalese devotees crowd around a wooden chariot as it is dragged in a square during celebrations of the Nepalese New Year or 'Bisket Jatra' in Bhaktapur, Nepal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP/Getty Images

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where a long exposure shows the starry sky over the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland.

Novo Selo, Bulgaria: U.S. Marines stand in formation during a joint military training “Platinum Lion 15-2” with Bulgaria’s army at Novo Selo military complex.

Abuja, Nigeria: Young girls known as Chibok Ambassadors carry placards bearing the names of the girls kidnapped from the government secondary school a year ago.

Santiago, Cuba: A street performer dressed as a police statue kisses a girl’s hand after she gave him a coin. The number of private business licenses in Santiago grew to 34,000 as of February, according to government figures, thousands more than in previous years.

Caracas, Venezuela: Members of the Bolivian militia deploy a huge Venezuelan flag in Caracas during a rally to protest against U.S. sanctions against Venezuelan officials.

Add stops in China, Sudan, Guinea and Nepal to round out the report.

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